Gloria B. Conklin

Gloria B. Conklin, 93, of 100 St. Francis Drive Bradford, formerly of Bolivar Drive, passed away Friday, September 14, 2018 at the Bradford Ecumenical Home.

Born January 11, 1925, in Bradford, she was a daughter of the late Martin and Olive (Childs)   Swanson.

In 1944, in Limestone, she married Guy L. Conklin, Sr., who died December 10, 2004.

She had been employed at the Georgia Pacific and retired from Zippo Manufacturing after 18 years.

Gloria enjoyed sewing, decorating cakes for her grandchildren, reading, she made awesome Halloween costumes, and she loved to travel.

Gloria is survived by two sons, Guy L. (Linda) Conklin and Gerald M. (Bonnie) Conklin all, of Bradford, and foster daughter Brenna Hulings of NC, two grandchildren, Kevin Conklin, and Lisa (Brian) Conn, and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two brothers, Gerald and Lamurr Swanson, and one sister Dolores "Dolly" Silsby.

Private committal services will be held for family only with Rev. Matt Blake, pastor of the Bradford Area Parish, officiating. Burial will be in McKean Memorial Park.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, the American Cancer Society, or the charity of the donor’s choice.

Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com

 

HOLLENBECK-CAHILL Funeral Home

33 South Avenue • Bradford, PA 16701

All Condolences -

To family of Gloria. So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you. May God bless.
— Larry Fox Suzie

Guy and family, so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our prayers.
— Sharon Rowe Ross

Guy & Linda & Family, You have our sincere sympathy. RIP Gloria.
— Bill & Frannie Runyan

I’m so sorry for your loss. RIP Grandma Conklin. Deepest Sympathy to the Conklin Family. God Bless, Michael, Christine, Sethand Nathan Murray
— Christine Murray

Sorry for your loss. I worked with Gloria at Zippo. May she rest in Peace.
— Joyce Kille

Condolences

  • To family of Gloria. So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you. May God bless.

    — Larry Fox Suzie
  • Guy and family, so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our prayers.

    — Sharon Rowe Ross
  • Guy & Linda & Family, You have our sincere sympathy. RIP Gloria.

    — Bill & Frannie Runyan
  • I’m so sorry for your loss. RIP Grandma Conklin. Deepest Sympathy to the Conklin Family. God Bless, Michael, Christine, Sethand Nathan Murray

    — Christine Murray
  • Sorry for your loss. I worked with Gloria at Zippo. May she rest in Peace.

    — Joyce Kille